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DEA, CBD, Schedule 1

The DEA Bursts the CBD Bubble

In December of 2016, the DEA announced that it is implementing new rules that may portend a crackdown on CBD oil products. Misinformation claiming cannabidiol was legal was promoted by numerous online businesses. Educate yourself about the situation and what you can do.
Posted: December 15, 2016
Mitochondria

Mitochondria Mysteries

Scientific data indicates that CBD & THC can affect mitochondria, the energy adaptors that power every multicellular organism. How do cannabinoids influence cellular function?
Posted: December 7, 2016

Cannabinoids & Oxidation [BOOK EXCERPT]

In the same way that paint protects metal from rusting or lemon juice protects apples from turning brown, cannabinoids protect our cells from oxidation.
Posted: November 22, 2016
medical marijuana patient survey for age related pain

Patient Survey: Cannabis in the Treatment of Age-Related Pain

A patient survey collaboration between Care by Design and Project CBD demonstrated that cannabis appears to be an effective pain management tool.
Posted: November 3, 2016
data distortions in cannabis research

Data Distortion: Use & Abuse of Cannabis Science

Misinformation can masquerade as science, especially when it comes to cannabis. Adrian Devitt-Lee highlights how analysis can be skewed for a variety of factors and gives insight on how to spot faulty research data.
Updated: September 13, 2018
Close up of a cannabis flower on a yellow background. The trichomes and stigmas are clearly visible on the surface of the flower.

Why Does Cannabis Produce Cannabinoids?

Why did cannabis evolve to produce cannabinoids? Project CBD responds to a reader's question.
Posted: October 9, 2016
Kratom, cannabis and opiates

Is Kratom the CBD of Opioids?

Kratom is an unique medicinal herb with pain relieving properties that function as an opiate substitute. So why is the FDA and the DEA trying to block people's access to it by making it a Schedule 1 drug?
Posted: September 23, 2016
Colorful test tubes

Current Therapeutic Cannabis Controversies and Clinical Trial Design Issues

A review article by Dr. Ethan Russo on current cannabis controversies, including new data on pesticide contamination in the legal cannabis market in Washington State.
Posted: September 16, 2016
Spices that interact with the endocannabinoid system

I’m Just Mad About Saffron

The health benefits of many common kitchen spices are mediated by the same cannabinoid receptors in the brain and body that cannabis activates.
Posted: August 31, 2016

When Bob Dylan Turned the Beatles on to Marijuana

On August 28th, 1964, Bob Dylan introduced the Beatles to cannabis. And the rest is more than just rock 'n' roll history.
Updated: August 28, 2019